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UOB's Chan: "Companies need to step up cyber risk safeguards amid shift to hybrid…

As hybrid working becomes more commonplace, organisations are grappling with the challenges of putting in place practical and secure remote working arrangements as well as risks from increased reliance on technology and having less control…

     
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COVID-19 slows down regulators’ rollout of digital banking licences

Regulators in many APAC economies have begun setting the rules and issuing licences for digital banks, but the COVID-19 pandemic has affected some of these plans and initiatives.

     
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Are central banks issuing digital banking licences to counter the threat of…

Technology has enabled the world of finance to innovate and diversify rapidly in recent years — and regulators have struggled to keep pace until now

     
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Are governments’ and regulators’ drastic measures enough to fight COVID-19’s…

As cases of COVID-19 accelerate outside of China, affected countries have enacted relief policies with an estimated worth of $3 trillion to cushion the downside impact of the pandemic.

     
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Restricted growth expected for Singapore banks as COVID-19 continues to spread…

The Singapore banking industry has persevered through challenges in 2019 such as global growth coming under pressure due to geopolitical and trade tensions, but the COVID-19 outbreak will be a greater test to the country’s financial sector…

     
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Bank of Qingdao’s Guo: Corporate governance plays a vital role in banks’ development

Guo Shaoquan, chairman of Bank of Qingdao, speaks about the importance of corporate governance in banks, the local economy and development in rural areas in Shandong, China.

     
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eKYC in emerging markets opens new avenues for growth

With the reprieve on know your customer regulations on certain segments, banks and new challengers are rapidly integrating eKYC into their processes to offer customers an improved onboarding journey

     
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BSP's Diokno: "Moving the financial services industry forward through inclusive…

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin E. Diokno presents an overall positive account pertaining to the country’s economic and financial growth. He pinpoints the extensive use of fintech as a way to accelerate financial inclusion…